Free Webinars in June

Thirty two great programs are on the list of Free Webinars for June.  The subjects run the gamut, and there’s some fine learning to be had. Are you interested in brushing up your management skills?  Check out:
  1. Leading Your Own Life: A New Approach to Employee Engagement (American Management Association)
  2. Blueprint for Innovation Leadership: How to Drive Sustainable Growth (American Management Association)
  3. Servant Leadership: Creating Culture and Sustaining Performance (American Management Association)
  4. New Lessons in Library Leadership (Public Library Association)
  5. Five Secrets for Delivering Engaging Online Presentations (American Management Association)
Would you like to emphasize customer service?  Here are some programs that you’ll find useful:
  1. Gaming and Seniors (Texas State Library & Archives)
  2. An Overview of Working with Senior Patrons and Technology (Texas State Library & Archives)
  3. Providing Services to People with Disabilities: Creating a Welcoming Environment (Texas State Library & Archives)
  4. Providing Services to People with Disabilities: Accessibility and Accessible Information Technology (Texas State Library & Archives)
 Are you interested in information resources?
  1. World Bank Data and Research: Opening the Vault (World Bank and Library Journal)
  2. Craft Essentials (Creative Publishing International, Potter Craft, Tuttle Publishing, Taunton Press, Brodart, and Library Journal)
  3. The Census: American Community Survey – We Measure Your Community Annually (Infopeople)
 Looking to check out some new technology?  There are 5 Webinars for you:
  1. Wanna get hAPPy? Using the iPad in Schools and Libraries (NCompass LIve)
  2. Ten Tips for Using Social Media, with Scott Brown (LE@D)
  3. Bozarthzone! Nuts and Bolts of Social Media (insync training)
  4. Tech Talk with Michael Sauers (Nebraska Library Commission)
  5. Copyright Law Update 2011: Ebooks, Google Books, Patron Requests and New International Developments (Infopeople)
 Do you have a special project you’d like to get grant funding for?  These programs might help:
  1. Introduction to Fundraising Planning (Grant Space)
  2. Grantseeking Basics (Grant Space)
  3. Introduction to Finding Funders (Grant Space)
  4. Proposal Writing Basics (Grant Space)
  5. Guide to Online Grantseeker Resources (Grant Space)
  6. Proposal Budgeting Basics (Grant Space)
  7. Ten Best Practices for End of Year Fundraising (Common Knowledge)
 Would you like to catalog more efficiently?  How about:
  1. Cataloging Efficiencies That Make a Difference (WebJunction)
  2. Pioneer’s Progress (NCompass Live)
 Are you hoping to build a new library?
  1. A Tour of Four Library Journal New Landmark Libraries Humphries Poli Architects, Meyer Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd., Frye Gillian Molinaro Architects, Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture, and Library Journal)
  2. Libraries are Essential: Building an Ongoing Connection (Library Journal)
 Are you developing and promoting your collection?
  1. Fresh Voices for Teen Readers (Booklist)
  2. Booktalks With a Bang (Nebraska Library Commission)
  3. What’s New in Audiobooks (Booklist)
 And here’s a day-long symposium—for free!—discussing how social and technology trends are changing libraries. Yale Library Research Education Symposium: Change and Tensions in Teaching and Technology (Lyrasis)
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